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Hydro Flask water bottles introduce new hydration systems

Hydro Flask water bottles introduce new hydration systems

Paige Sanders, Photographer

November 16, 2018

Keeping water cold on a hike across the mountains, or keeping hot chocolate hot while playing in the snow is everyone's goal to accomplish. A new bottle, the Hydro Flask, is famous for its insulation and has everybody in awe. Its ability to keep beverages at the same temperature for several hours has in...

Nektar juice bar opens in Woodbury

Nektar juice bar opens in Woodbury

Emma Stansbury, Distribution Reporter

November 12, 2018

Nektar is a local juice-bar chain offering specialty drinks and cleansers opened in Woodbury. Nektar, located right off of Valley Creek Road on Queens drive, opened in 2018 and offers many drinks including juices, smoothies and cleanses. The juice bar focuses on healthy fruits and vegetables for their drinks. "The location of the juice bar wasn't very nice. It was a little hard to access and they're very busy roads around it," sophomore Mirisa Lunzer said...

‘A Star is Born’ tugs at heartstrings of viewers

‘A Star is Born’ tugs at heartstrings of viewers

Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor

November 7, 2018

“Jack: Can I tell you a secret? [Ally looks over to him] Jack: I think you might be a songwriter. And don't worry, I won't tell anybody. But I'm not very good at keeping secrets.” A Star Is Born starts off when booming rock star with severe alcohol abuse, Jack (Bradley Cooper), spots a young woma...

‘Halloween’ horror turns into a cliche bore

‘Halloween’ horror turns into a cliche bore

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

November 4, 2018

The original story of Michael Myers took place 40 years ago when he went on a killing spree in his hometown of Haddonfield, IL. Now, Myers is on the hunt again after he has broken out of prison in the new iteration of the Halloween series directed by David Gordon Green. The new sequel to the series is...

Woodbury’s new theater Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens

Woodbury’s new theater Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor

November 2, 2018

As the lights dim and the smell of fresh food passes as the waiter walks by, the movie begins. At the entrance the bright lights of the  Alamo light up.  Inside the theater before the movie begins, the specially made previews for the movie starts. The Alamo is not the your typical theater. The Alam...

‘The Hate U Give’ exposes controversial message

‘The Hate U Give’ exposes controversial message

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter

October 31, 2018

The Hate U Give is a book and movie people are raving about. Many were very anxious when it came out on Oct. 19. It is a dramatic/thriller starring Amandla Stenberg, who is also known for her role as Rue in, The Hunger Games. The Hate U Give is about a young girl named Starr Carter who lives ...

Apple rolls out new iOS 12

Apple rolls out new iOS 12

Q.C. Huong, Editorial Cartoonist

October 24, 2018

Straight from Apple headquarters, the iOS 12 replaced the iOS 11.4 as the latest mobile operating system. While not as revolutionary as when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone in 2007, the iOS 12 brought new features and quality of life changes for Apple users. Released Sept. 17, the new iOS is defaul...

Marvel’s newest edition ‘Black Panther’ looks to make a bang in viewers’ eyes

Marvel’s newest edition ‘Black Panther’ looks to make a bang in viewers’ eyes

Noah Pasiuk, Social Media Editor

February 15, 2018

Many marvel fans wait in anticipation for the release of the newest marvel movie Black Panther.  The action packed thriller is set to release in theaters on Feb. 16th. Black Panther looks to make a big impact on not only the marvel fan base but the Hollywood critics as well. While many wait for the rel...

‘The Fate of the Furious’ kills box office

‘The Fate of the Furious’ kills box office

Ava De Jonge, In Studio Photo Editor

May 4, 2017

“The Fate of the Furious” should be awarded for the best comedy of this year, but filmmakers probably did not intend for it to be that way. Surprisingly enough, this movie still had enough gas left in it for this eighth installment that was released on April 14. This movie is perfectly packed ...

Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ box office hit

Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ box office hit

Hannah Larson, Copy Editor

March 22, 2017

The new live-action "Beauty and the Beast" movie is going to be a hit with younger generations, families and even the older generations that grew up with the original 1991 classic. The movie is due to come out March 17. Filming for the movie started on May 8, 2015 and ended August 21, 2015. Most...

Classic Disney films transcend time

Classic Disney films transcend time

Hannah Boardman, Layout Editor

February 14, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvW_L8sTu5E The first Disney movie was released in 1923, and ever since the world could not get enough. Since that cartoon, Walt Disney Studios has released countless popular films and TV shows. Many are considered modern day classics and the term Disney has become i...

‘Hidden figures’ brings untold true story to life

‘Hidden figures’ brings untold true story to life

Maya Aflakpi, Copy Editor

February 14, 2017

The movie Hidden Figures is a truly inspiring story for people of all ages. It is directed by Theodore Melfi and was at the top of the box office for two weeks. Hidden Figures was released on Dec. 25 and was a big hit. It is an untold true story, that took place in the 1960s, about three African America...

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